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Trapnellís drapersí shop, High Street,...

Trapnellís drapersí shop, High Street,... Bideford High Street, April 1985 More like this

The Mayor's Parade

The Mayor's Parade Torrington, April 1978 More like this

George Ellis, blacksmith, in the forge...

George Ellis, blacksmith, in the forge... Bridge Reeve,..., March 1976 More like this

Repairing the reedcomber

Repairing the reedcomber Spittle, Chulmleigh, August 1989 More like this

School sports day

School sports day Dolton, July 1986 More like this

Billo Griffiths

Billo Griffiths Appledore, December 1975 More like this

Margaret Bolt delivering a lamb, Lower Week

Margaret Bolt delivering a lamb, Lower Week Burrington , January 1975 More like this

Turkey shed

Turkey shed near, Hatherleigh, December 1979 More like this

Paul and Diane Foggo, auctioneers,...

Paul and Diane Foggo, auctioneers,... Arscotts, Dolton, July 1982 More like this

Butcher shop

Butcher shop South Molton Street, Chulmleigh, December 1989 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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